The 8th Deutsche Bank annual survey compares global prices and living standards from various countries and cities around the world, with a focus on 55 cities relevant to global financial markets.
In addition to Dubai, this year’s study added two additional cities from the MENA region: Riyadh and Cairo.
Residents in the city of Zurich are living better than anywhere else in the world, as the Swiss city topped the list with the highest quality of life. Wellington and Copenhagen ranked second and third respectively, followed by Edinburgh, Vienna, Helsinki, and Melbourne as the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh city respectively with high quality of life.
Boston, San Francisco and Sydney were ranked eighth, ninth and tenth, respectively.
Here’s the list of top 10 cities in the quality of life index: